To all of my chocolate lovers, this one's for you! This Toasted Hazelnut Hot Cocoa is SO good. Warm milk and cocoa powder with a little dark chocolate and hazelnut cream come together to make this hot cocoa unforgettable. I also added a little nutmeg for good measure.
To top it off, I toasted some hazelnuts in butter, cinnamon, and a pinch of brown sugar. Pour the hot cocoa into your cup, add a little whipped cream with the toasted hazelnut on top. And just - like Wow. Just wow. So good!
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Nutty, chocolatey, and creamy - this Toasted Hazelnut Hot Cocoa will keep you warm all winter! It's an awesome way to elevate your hot cocoa!
Prep Time: 5mins
Cook Time: 15mins
1cupHazelnut, roughly chopped
1cupDark Chocolate Chips
Roughly chop hazelnuts and place in a large skillet over medium low heat with butter, cinnamon, and a pinch of salt. Toast for 7-8 minutes, until hazelnuts begin to deepen in color. Remove from heat and set aside.
In a large pot, add milk, cocoa powder, dark chocolate chips, sugar, nutmeg, and pinch of salt over medium low heat. Stir occasionally until dark chocolate chips melt, do not bring to a boil. Remove from heat once warmed and all chocolate has melted. Add hazelnut creamer and vanilla extract.
Pour in a cup/mug and top with whipped cream and toasted hazelnuts.